Jacob Krebs

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Jacob Krebs
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th district
In office
December 4, 1826 – March 3, 1827
Preceded byWilliam Addams
Henry Wilson
Succeeded byWilliam Addams
Joseph Fry, Jr.
Personal details
Born(1782-03-13)March 13, 1782
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
DiedSeptember 26, 1847(1847-09-26) (aged 65)
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
Political partyJacksonian

Jacob Krebs (March 13, 1782 – September 26, 1847) was an American politician who served as a Jacksonian member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district from 1826 to 1827.

Jacob Krebs was born in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1812 to 1813.[1] He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 6th district from 1828 to 1836.[2] He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry Wilson. He resumed agricultural pursuits and died in Orwigsburg in 1847. Interment in the Lutheran Cemetery.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Pennsylvania State Senate - Jacob Kreps Biography". www.legis.state.pa.us. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  2. ^ Cox, Harold. "Senate Members K". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Addams
Henry Wilson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

1826–1827
alongside: William Addams
Succeeded by
William Addams
Joseph Fry, Jr.
Pennsylvania State Senate
Preceded by
Daniel A. Bertolet
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate, 6th district
1829-1835
Succeeded by
Paul Geiger